Anisble is an open source automation platform which was purchased by Red Hat in October 2015. It is used heavily by the server admin community for … [Read more...] about What is Ansible?
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Network Automation and Programmability are skills that network engineers of today and the future are going to need to know. This blog covers all my recent projects and findings on this exciting journey.
If you are looking for training, check out my course: Ansible for Network Engineers. Covering Ansible playbooks, Cisco configuration templates using Jinja2 and a bit of Git, Github & F5.
Learn the skills that you need to become a Network Automation Engineer.
Use Ansible Playbooks for configuration management on your network devices. Manage Cisco ios, Arista eos, streamline network operations.
My latest post on Automation Tools will show you all the open source tools being used today.
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In this Ansible IOS_Command Example post I will share a simple Ansible Playbook that will write an ACL to a Cisco Switch. This playbook will work … [Read more...] about Ansible IOS_Command Example
Today I attended AnsibleFest in London - this is a paid event and one of two conferences organised by Ansible running in 2017. The second one … [Read more...] about AnsibleFest London 2017 – Review
In Ansible version 2.2 the network credentials were coded into the playbook which made for a bit of a security issue. This meant anyone with access … [Read more...] about Ansible Network Passwords in 2.3
I had an issue with one of my Ansible modules recently and needed to make a change so I needed to locate the Python module. It was onto google … [Read more...] about Where are Ansible Modules Stored?
In this Ansible Cisco tutorial for beginners I will take you from the very beginning, installing Ansible on Ubuntu, to setting up the folders and … [Read more...] about How to use Ansible to Backup Cisco Config